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Introduction: US officialdom and their media megaphones have systematically concocted narratives having less to do with political reality and more with their hallucinogenic world view. Pre-election and post-election reportage weaves a tapestry of fiction and fantasy.

We will discuss the most pernicious of these remarkable foibles and fables and their predictable failures.

1. The pundits, prestigious editorialists and ‘economists with gravitas’, have convinced themselves that the election of Donald Trump would ‘lead to the Collapse of Capitalism (COC)’. They cited his campaign attacks of globalization and trade agreements, as well as his ‘reckless’ swipes at speculators. In reality, Trump was criticizing a specific kind of capitalism. The pundits overlooked the variety of capitalisms that constitute the US economy. With their snouts deep in the trough, their own vision was limited; their curly tails blindly twirled meaningless formulae on blackboards; their ample backsides flapping away in place of their mouths. Thus occupied, they easily ignored Trump’s glorification of national capitalism.

Trump followed the legacy of protectionism in US policies established by George Washington and Alexander Hamilton and carried into the administrations of Franklin Roosevelt and others. Capitalism comes in various forms and is promoted by different protagonists at different times in our history. Some leaders have championed such economic sectors as domestic energy production, manufacturing, mining and agriculture and depended largely on the local labor markets. Nevertheless, the pundits’ dream of a final collapse of capitalism with the rise of Trump turned into a real stock market bonanza, the ‘DOW’ boomed to record levels, and monopolists rubbed their hands in anticipation of larger and more lucrative merger and acquisitions.

The world’s largest billionaire bankers had bankrolled Secretary Hillary Clinton, the ‘million-dollar-a-speech’ War Goddess. Blankfein, Soros and the dirty dozen had bet heavily against the populist-nationalist Donald Trump and they lost. Their pre-paid political manifestos, addressed to the readers of the NY Times, flopped and sputtered: Most readers and investors in domestic markets had placed their bets on ‘The Donald’. Their domestic celebrations pumped up the market after the election. The unimaginable had happened: George Soros had bet and lost! The ‘deplorable’ electorate preferred the obnoxious nationalist to the obnoxious speculator. ‘Who’d a thunk it?’

2. From electoral losers to street putschists, the speculators and their whiny media mouthpieces strive to overthrow the election process. Against the tens of millions of free voters, the speculators bankrolled a few thousands demonstrators, drunk with their own delusions of starting a color-coded ‘Manhattan Spring’ to overthrow the elected President. Decked out in black ‘anarchist chic’, the window vandals and historically illiterate students were energized by George Soros’ promise to replicate the putsches in Kiev and Tbilisi. They took to the streets, cracked a few some windows and signed thousands of ‘on-line petitions’ (while denouncing Trump as the ‘Second Coming of Kristalnacht’). The media magnified the theatrics as a sort of uprising to restore their loser-emancipator to the throne – the bleery-eyed Jean D’Arc of the Hedge Funds. The losers lost and Hillary will hopefully retire to count her millions. The stock market soared to record heights.

3. The four most influential financial newspapers, the Wall Street Journal (WSJ), the Financial Times (FT), the New York Times (NYT) and the Washington Post (WP) had deeply mourned their ‘Paradise Lost’: Long-gone was the rotting vassal-state of Russia under Boris Yeltsin 1991 – 2000, source of so much Western pillage. Their bile turned to venom, directed at the new Nemesis: Putin. The election of Vladimir Putin led to a remarkable economic and social recovery for Russia. From a Western controlled gangster-capitalist ‘thug-ocracy’, Russia has become a modern global power asserting its own sovereignty and national interests.

Gone are the days when Harvard economists could sack Russia of millions through their various ‘democracy’ foundations and Wall Street bankers could launder billions from the criminal oligarchs. Pentagon planners had dismantled Russian bases throughout its previous Warsaw Pact neighbors and set up NATO bases on Russia’s borders. State Department functionaries had overthrown elected pro-Russian regimes in the Ukraine, Georgia and as far afield as Libya. These were the unfettered joys of the US unipolar rulers and their stable of prestigious press pimps and academics, until Putin arrived to spoil the party. And in the run-up to the US election, the Clintonites and their Democratic entourage in the media launched the most frenzied demonic attack accusing Vladimir Putin of financing Trump’s campaign, of hacking Clinton’s messy, unsecured e-mail messages to undermine elections, of bombing Syrian hospitals full of children, of preparing to invade Latvia and Poland etc., etc. If there is one sliver of truth in the vassal press, it is that the demonic changes made against Putin reflected the gory reality of Hillary Clinton’s well-documented policies.

Clinton’s model for a democratic Russia was the drunken President Yeltsin, bankrolled by thugs as they gorged themselves on the corpse of the USSR. But Vladimir Putin was elected repeatedly by huge majorities and his governance has been far more representative of the Russian electorate than those of the recidivist loser, Hillary Clinton. Russia didn’t ‘invade’ the Ukraine or Crimea. It was the ‘potty-mouthed’ Victoria Nuland, US Undersecretary of State for European Affairs, who boasted of having tossed a mere 5 billion dollars into neo-fascist-kleptocratic putsch that took over Ukraine and who famously dismissed the concerns of the European Union…with her secretly recorded ‘F— the EE’ comment to the US Ambassador!

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At some point, reality has to bubble up through the slime: Putin never financed Trump – the billionaire financed his own campaign. On the other hand, Clinton was bankrolled by Saudi despots, Zionist billionaires and Wall Street bankers. The mass media, the WSJ, FT, NYT and the WP, dutifully served the same stale, old sexist gossip about Trump in support of the sweet and sour, wide-eyed Madam Strangelove, who never hesitated to rip the lives out of thousands of Muslim women in their own countries. The media celebrated Madame Clinton’s nuclear option for Syria (the ‘No-Fly Zone’) while it ridiculed Trump’s proposal to negotiate a settlement with Putin.

The media accused Trump of being a sexist, racist, anti-immigrant villain, all the while ignoring Secretary of State Clinton’s blood-soaked history of bombs and destruction, of killing of tens of thousands women in the Middle East and Africa and driving hundreds of thousands among the two million sub-Sahara Africans formerly employed in Libya under Gadhafi’s rule onto rotting ships in the Mediterranean Sea. Who in Madame’s media count the millions of people dispossessed or the 300,000 killed by the US-promoted mercenary invasion of Syria? Where were the feminists, who now dredge up Trump’s crude ‘crotch talk’, when millions of women and children of color were killed, injured, raped and dispossessed by Madame Clinton’s seven wars? Given the choice, most women would prefer to defend themselves from the stupid words of a vulgar misogynist over the threat of a Clinton-Obama predator drone ripping their families to shreds. Nasty, juvenile words do not compare with a history of bloody war crimes.

It is much easier to denounce Xi Jinping, Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump than to analyze the consequences of Madame Candidate Clinton’s policies. The mass media, subservient to Clinton, wave the flag of ‘worker struggles’ and highlight ‘capitalist exploitation’ when they describe China, Russia and the businesses of US President-Elect Trump. But their perspective is that of the ‘Uni-Polar Empire’. They cite non-unionized worker protests in Chinese factories and peasants fighting the rapacious developers. They cite corrupt oil sales in Russia. They find cheap immigrant labor employed on Trump’s building projects. The media describe and defend Hong Kong separatists. They heap praise on the Uighar, Chechen and Tibetan terrorists as “freedom fighters” and “liberators”. They fail to acknowledge that, as bad as worker exploitation is in these examples, it is far less horrific than the suffering experienced by millions of local and immigrant peasants and workers who have been injured, killed and rendered jobless and homeless by US bombing campaigns in Libya and US invasion-destruction of Iraq, Afghanistan and Syria. The imperial media’s phony ‘anti-capitalist-exploiter stories’ against Trump, Putin and the Chinese are mere propaganda rhetoric designed to entice leftists, influence liberals and reinforce conservatives by playing on workers’ plight inflicted by national adversaries instead of imperial conquests and egregious crimes against humanity.

These financial scribes are very selective in their critique of economic exploitation: They denounce political adversaries while churning out vapid cultural stories and reports on the ‘eclectic tastes’ of the elite. Their weekend cultural pages may occasionally contain a critique of some predatory financiers next to a special feature on an unusual sculptor or successful upwardly mobile immigrant writer. Day after day, the same financial media publishes predictable ‘bootlickeries’ masquerading as reports on vulture capitalists, warmongers and imperial warlords. They court and offer advice to Wall Street, the City of London and Gulf State sheikdoms. They write in blubbering awe at the bold multi-billion dollar mergers and acquisitions, which eliminate competitive prices and establish effective monopolies. Then they deftly turn to rant against President-Elect Donald Trump’s pronouncements on workers’ rights – he is ‘the demagogue threatening free-market . . . capitalism’.

The fear and loathing of the ‘Wildman’ Trump, so evident in the four most prestigious English language newspapers, is nowhere to be found in reference to Secretary Clinton’s pathological glee over the gruesome torture-murder of the injured President Gadhafi by her allied jihadi tribesmen. The global and domestic implications of the US Secretary of State expressing glee and high pitched squeals on viewing the filmed torture and final ‘coup de grace’ on the wounded head of the Libyan President was never analyzed in the respectable press. Instead, the press superficially covers the plight of millions of immigrants and refugees who would never have left their jobs and homes were it not for the US destruction of the Middle East and North Africa. The respectable media defend the US officials directly responsible for the plight of these migrants flooding and threatening to destabilize Europe.

The same newspapers defend the ‘human rights’ of Chinese workers in local and US-owned factories who out-competed domestic American factories, but ignore the plight of millions of unemployed and destitute workers trying to survive in the US war zones and Israeli-occupied territories.

The Presidential elections made millions of American voters starkly aware of the mendacity of the mass media and the corruption of the Clinton political elite.

The media and the Clinton-elite denounced the Trump voters as ‘deplorables’ and totally mischaracterized them. They were not overwhelmingly unemployed, bitter former industrial workers or minimum wage, uneducated racists from the gutted ‘heartland’. ‘Angry white male workers’ constituted only a fraction of the Trump electorate. Trump received the vote of large sections of suburban middle class professionals, managers and local businesspeople; joined by downwardly mobile Main Street shopkeepers, garage owners and construction contractors. A majority of white women voted for Trump. City household residents, still trying to recover from the Obama-Clinton era mortgage foreclosures, formed an important segment of the Trump majority, as did underpaid university and community college graduates – despairing of ever finding long-term stable employment. In short, low-paid, exploited and precarious business owners and service sector employees formed a larger section of the Trump majority than the stereotyped ‘deplorable angry white racists’ embedded in the media and Clinton-Sanders propaganda.

Post-election media has magnified the political significance and size of the anti-Trump demonstrations. Altogether the demonstrators barely surpassed a hundred thousand in a country of 100 million voters. Most have been white students, Democratic Party activists and Soros-financed NGOs. Their demonstrations have been far smaller than the huge pro-Trump public rallies during the campaign. The pro-Clinton media, which consistently ignored the size of Trump’s rallies, doesn’t bother to make any comparison. They have focused exclusively on the post-election protest, completely papering over the outrageous manipulation by which the Democratic National Committee under ‘Debbie’ Wasserman Schultz cheated Clinton’s wildly popular left-wing rival, Bernie Sanders, during the primaries.

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Instead, the media has been featuring Clintonesque ‘feminist’ professionals and ‘identity’ political activists, ignoring the fact that a majority of working women voted for Trump for economic reason. Many politically conscious African-American and Latino women knew that Clinton was deeply involved in policies that deported 2 million immigrant workers and family members between 2009 – 2014 and destroyed the lives of millions of women of color in North and Central Africa because of her war against the government of Libya. For millions of female and male workers, as well as immigrants – there was a ‘lesser evil’ – Trump. For them, the Donald’s nasty remarks about women and Mexicans were less disturbing than the real history of Hillary Clinton’s brutal wars destroying women of color in Africa and the Middle East and her savage policies against immigrants.

The more bizarre (but transient) aspect of the anti-Trump smear campaign came from a hysterical section of the pro-Hillary ‘Zionist Power Configuration’ (ZPC) and ‘Israel-First’ crackpots who accused him and some of his appointees of anti-Semitism. These venomous propagandists slapped the Manhattan real-estate mogul Trump with an odd assortment of labels: ‘fascist’, ‘misogynist’, ‘anti-Israel’, Ku Klux Klan apologist and White Nationalist. The Minnesota Senator and former comedian Al Franken described Trump’s critique against Wall Street Bankers and finance capital as ‘dog whistles’ for anti-Semites, labeling the candidate as a 21st century disseminator of the ‘Protocols of Zion’. Senator Franken darkly hinted that ‘rogue’ (anti-Semitic) agents had infiltrated the FBI and were working to undermine Israel’s favorite, Clinton. He even promised to initiate a post-election purge of the FBI…upon Clinton’s victory… Needless to say, the Senator’s own rant, published (and quickly buried) two days before the election in the Guardian, did not help Madame Hillary with the security apparatus in the United States. History has never been a strong point with the Comedian Senator Al Franken, who should have know better than to threaten the deep security state: his Mid-West predecessor Senator Joseph McCarthy quickly deflated after he threatened the generals.

The accusations of anti-Semitism against Trump were baseless and desperate: The Trump campaign team has prominently included Jews and Israel-Firsters and secured a minority of Jewish votes, especially among smaller businesspeople supporting greater protectionism. Secondly, Trump condemned anti-Semitic acts and language and did not appeal to any of the extremist groups – let alone ‘cite the Protocols of Zion’.

Thirdly (and predictably) the Zionist Anti-Defamation League (ADL) slapped an anti-Semitic ‘guilt by association’ label on Donald Trump because of his consistent criticism of US wars and occupations in the Middle East, which Trump had correctly pointed out cost the US over two trillion dollars – money that would have totally rebuilt the failing US infrastructure and created millions of domestic jobs. For the loony ADL, the US wars in the Middle East have enhanced Israel’s security and thus any opposition to these wars is anti-Semitic or ‘guilt by association’.

The ADL directors, who have raked in over $3 million dollar salaries over the past 5 years ‘protecting’ US Jews, objected to Trump because Hillary Clinton was the darling of the pro-war Israel-First lobbies and Obama-Clinton appointees.

Trump’s daughter Ivanka (a convert to Judaism) is married into a prominent Orthodox Jewish family with strong ties to Israel; the Trump clan is close to elements among the Israeli elite, including the uber-racist Netanyahu. These hysterical slanders against ‘Trump the Anti-Semite’ reflect the fact that the most prominent domestic Jewish power bloc, ‘the 52 Presidents of American Jewish Organization’ had invested heavily in Hillary Clinton. No matter what the cost, no matter what the land grab, no matter how many Palestinians were ‘killed or maimed by Jewish settler-vigilantes’; the State of Israel could always count on Clinton’s unconditional support. The Lobby would not need to ‘petition’ their ‘First Woman’ President; Madame Hillary would have anticipated Israel’s every desire and even embellished their rhetoric.

In the end, Senator Al Franken’s rabid anti-Trump rant went too far . . . vanishing from the Guardian website in less than one day. Influential Zionist organizations turned their backs on the Senator Comedian; the Zionist Organization of America reprimanded the ADL for its intemperate slanders – sensing that Clinton could lose.

The Franken-Zionist power structure’s last-ditch efforts to attack Trump must have provoked a very negative response within the US ‘deep state’. There can be no doubt that the entire intelligence, military and security elites struck back and put their organizational ‘thumb on the scale’. The FBI’s release of damaging documents related to Secretary Clinton undermined the ADL’s candidate in the run-up to the election and hinted at an interesting power struggle behind the curtains.

The FBI’s release of confidential documents, likely including epistles from Chappaqua to and from Tel Aviv, linked tangentially to the pedophilic crimes of the disgraced Congressman (and former Clinton ally) Anthony Weiner was a heavy blow. The Netanyahu Cabinet put distance between themselves and their favorites, probably telling AIPAC leaders to muzzle Al Franken and pretend his threats to purge the FBI had never been launched. They were clearly worried that their lunatic attack dogs could set the entire US Security State on a hostile track against Israel.

The Franken-ADL trial balloon fizzled and disappeared. The intelligence establishment pounded the final nail into the coffin of Hillary Clinton’s Presidential aspirations. She even briefly accused the FBI of ruining her candidacy – hinting at some partial but oversimplified truth. A Zionist darling to the end, Hillary would never dare to identify and castigate the crazy and incompetent Zionist provocateurs that had helped to turn the Deep State against Madame Secretary.

A last note: Once Clinton lost and Trump took ‘the prize’, the Zionist Power Structure deftly switched sides: the former ‘Anti-Semite’ candidate Trump became ‘Israel’s Best Friend in the White House’. None of the 52 leading Zionist organizations would join the street protests. Only vulture-speculator George Soros (who had bet heavily on the wrong horse) would finance the motley group of goys marching in the streets and collecting on-line petitions for ‘democracy’.

The foibles, fables and failure of the financial press and their keepers lost the elections but are back, hard at work, remaking President-Elect Trump into a global free marketer.

(Republished from The James Petras Website by permission of author or representative)
 
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  1. P.E. Trump is wisely cutting out the media middle-men and speaking directly to the people.

    A Thanksgiving Message from President-Elect Donald J. Trump

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  2. To restore the bonds of trust, we must have faith in equal justice for all. If someone egregiously broke the law, they should face punishment no matter their social and political standing. Anything less dissolves the bonds of trust, and makes citizens believe that there are two classes of citizens – the elite, who are above the law, and everyone else. This causes citizens to lose faith in the government because the government does not respect them or treat them fairly.

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  3. A great five star article written by a leading worldwide intellectual of great integrity who does not write half truths and who never lies by omission.
    Mr. James Petras is the true beacon of light for anyone who cares about the truth. His intellectual courage is second to none and his books are a reference for anyone who cares to bypass the controlled education system.

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  4. Petras closes with the implication that Trump too will be in office at the graces of the “Saudi despots, Zionist billionaires and Wall Street bankers” and that the press will completely change direction and support the President elect after-all.

    So, the press never really loses an election, neither do the powers that be, the only other author who has written as much is the remarkable Linh Dinh. See how it works? Clinton would have been preferred, but wasn’t by the deep state, and Trump will be just fine by Netanyahu, Soros or “intelligence, military and security elites.’

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  5. Those fleas will eventually latch onto to another dog.

    Conservative
    (n.) A statesman who is enamoured of existing evils, as distinguished from the Liberal, who wishes to replace them with others.

    From Ambrose Bierce’s “Devil Dictionary.”

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    Ambrose was close but could have more accurately written...

    Conservative
    (n.) A parasite who is enamoured of existing evils, as distinguished from the Liberal, who wishes to replace them with others.

  6. This is one powerful article full of great insights. Pretty awesome stuff. So much so that it’s humbling to attempt to comment.

    Trump’s daughter Ivanka (a convert to Judaism) is married into a prominent Orthodox Jewish family with strong ties to Israel; the Trump clan is close to elements among the Israeli elite, including the uber-racist Netanyahu. These hysterical slanders against ‘Trump the Anti-Semite’

    An interesting aspect of that comment is that Trump, in his support for Netanyahu and the rest of the goon leadership of Israel, really is supporting the world’s worst anti-Semites.

    Granted, the term, “anti-Semite” is about as moronic a term as can be imagined when it’s used in it’s usual sense, i.e., anti-Jew, but the fact remains that the State of Israel is an anti-Semitic institution run for the benefit of a cosmopolitan oligarchy-mafia who are often neither Jewish in any spiritual sense nor Semitic in any rational sense.

    None of that should be surprising since all modern political states are frauds based on lies, murder and wholesale theft and as institutions are deeply anti-human as well. I feel that it’s long overdue for the masses to understand that the Israeli brands of Zionism are anti-Jewish, anti-Semitic, and anti-human.

    The true anti-Semites are often those howling the loudest while falsely accusing others of it. thank you, corporate or is it coprorate media?

    “…a principled opposition to Zionism had been a mainstream stance within Judaism for most of the twentieth century and in which I made the case for an ethical, Jewish critique of Zionism.”

    http://mondoweiss.net/2013/04/interview-ehrenreich-groundbreaking.html

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    • Replies: @Art

    Granted, the term, “anti-Semite” is about as moronic a term as can be imagined when it’s used in it’s usual sense, i.e., anti-Jew, but the fact remains that the State of Israel is an anti-Semitic institution run for the benefit of a cosmopolitan oligarchy-mafia who are often neither Jewish in any spiritual sense nor Semitic in any rational sense.
     
    Hear Hear!

    Great words - People must begin to see this --- that the real anti-Semites are the Jews themselves. Who hates the Semite Arabs the most - JEWS.

    This is another major con, another big lie of Judaism.

    Zionism is the dark side of Judaism - end of story. (about 85% are Zionist Zombies)

    Peace --- Art
    , @Otto Zeit
    Q: What is "anti-semitiism"?

    A: I don't know, but…if you can tell me what "semitism" is, I'll tell you whether I'm opposed to it not.
  7. Corporate elites, with their owned Mainstream Media, are busily deconstructing traditional Americanism to suit the new order. Demonization and trivialization of its component parts are the two workhorses of this technique. The corporate plutocracy and American conglomerates in particular, in league with the “Deep State”, now regard our esteemed system, as we have been taught to regard Europe and the rest of the globe, as interesting but quaint anachronisms, old hat, not up to par with us, i.e. the old country. more

    https://robertmagill.wordpress.com/2015/11/22/america-the-old-country/

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    Home is where the money is and that ain’t necessarily hereabouts. Especially at tax time.
     
    I bet I know what the tax rules for coprorations are in Israel!
  8. @Robert Magill
    Corporate elites, with their owned Mainstream Media, are busily deconstructing traditional Americanism to suit the new order. Demonization and trivialization of its component parts are the two workhorses of this technique. The corporate plutocracy and American conglomerates in particular, in league with the “Deep State”, now regard our esteemed system, as we have been taught to regard Europe and the rest of the globe, as interesting but quaint anachronisms, old hat, not up to par with us, i.e. the old country. more

    https://robertmagill.wordpress.com/2015/11/22/america-the-old-country/

    Home is where the money is and that ain’t necessarily hereabouts. Especially at tax time.

    I bet I know what the tax rules for coprorations are in Israel!

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  9. @Greg Bacon
    Those fleas will eventually latch onto to another dog.


    Conservative
    (n.) A statesman who is enamoured of existing evils, as distinguished from the Liberal, who wishes to replace them with others.

    From Ambrose Bierce's "Devil Dictionary."

    Ambrose was close but could have more accurately written…

    Conservative
    (n.) A parasite who is enamoured of existing evils, as distinguished from the Liberal, who wishes to replace them with others.

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  10. Americans will again be a free people when the last democrat is strangled with the entrails of the last jooie……

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    No one who pays taxes is free. We're gonna need a whole lotta entrails!
  11. @jacques sheete
    This is one powerful article full of great insights. Pretty awesome stuff. So much so that it's humbling to attempt to comment.

    Trump’s daughter Ivanka (a convert to Judaism) is married into a prominent Orthodox Jewish family with strong ties to Israel; the Trump clan is close to elements among the Israeli elite, including the uber-racist Netanyahu. These hysterical slanders against ‘Trump the Anti-Semite’
     
    An interesting aspect of that comment is that Trump, in his support for Netanyahu and the rest of the goon leadership of Israel, really is supporting the world's worst anti-Semites.

    Granted, the term, "anti-Semite" is about as moronic a term as can be imagined when it's used in it's usual sense, i.e., anti-Jew, but the fact remains that the State of Israel is an anti-Semitic institution run for the benefit of a cosmopolitan oligarchy-mafia who are often neither Jewish in any spiritual sense nor Semitic in any rational sense.

    None of that should be surprising since all modern political states are frauds based on lies, murder and wholesale theft and as institutions are deeply anti-human as well. I feel that it's long overdue for the masses to understand that the Israeli brands of Zionism are anti-Jewish, anti-Semitic, and anti-human.

    The true anti-Semites are often those howling the loudest while falsely accusing others of it. thank you, corporate or is it coprorate media?

    “…a principled opposition to Zionism had been a mainstream stance within Judaism for most of the twentieth century and in which I made the case for an ethical, Jewish critique of Zionism.”

    http://mondoweiss.net/2013/04/interview-ehrenreich-groundbreaking.html

     

    Granted, the term, “anti-Semite” is about as moronic a term as can be imagined when it’s used in it’s usual sense, i.e., anti-Jew, but the fact remains that the State of Israel is an anti-Semitic institution run for the benefit of a cosmopolitan oligarchy-mafia who are often neither Jewish in any spiritual sense nor Semitic in any rational sense.

    Hear Hear!

    Great words – People must begin to see this — that the real anti-Semites are the Jews themselves. Who hates the Semite Arabs the most – JEWS.

    This is another major con, another big lie of Judaism.

    Zionism is the dark side of Judaism – end of story. (about 85% are Zionist Zombies)

    Peace — Art

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    "Who hates the Semite Arabs the most"

    Arabs!

    That's why Arabs are butchering each other in Iraq, Syria, Yemen, Lebanon, Libya....

    Meanwhile, Semite Arabs run to Israel for medical care.

    Peace - Sherm

  12. Dr. Petras – I’m sure you know even Israeli newspaper Ha’aretz is less pro-Zionist regime that The Jew York Times.

    If Donald Trump is ‘antisemite’ even his daughter being member of the Khazarian Tribe – then both Hillary Clinton and vice-president Joe Biden are worse than Trump. Hillary’s great grandparents were Jewish and her daughter is also a convert to Talmudism. Biden’s both son and daughter is married into Khazarian Tribe.

    All this ‘antsemism Hoolaha’ is to hide the fact that Trump is surrounded by an entire team of Zio-conservative Israel Firsters.

    On November 6, 2016, David Peyman, senior adviser on Jewish interests for the Trump-Pence campaign, penned an article at the ‘Times of Israel’, declaring Donald Trump as AMERICA’S FIRST JEWISH PRESIDENT ……

    https://rehmat1.com/2016/11/14/donald-trump-americas-first-jewish-president/

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  13. @nsa
    Americans will again be a free people when the last democrat is strangled with the entrails of the last jooie......

    No one who pays taxes is free. We’re gonna need a whole lotta entrails!

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  14. A good article, but it maybe Petras could have articulated better the alliances behind HRC and Trump.

    The Clinton alliance was certainly made up of the very rich 0,1% (19 out of the top 20 billionaires, outsourcing corporations and Wall St ), the very poor (welfare dependent), academia and the media (both traditionally leftist), Hollywood, most ethnic minorities and various self defined victim groups ( “rights” activists). Slogan “Stronger Together” (not very credible after her Deplorables speech).

    The Trump alliance formed solidly out of the middle and lower working classes, small business owners, the marginally employed, Constitutional traditionalists, social conservatives, rural America, most Christian groups and some “America First” elements of ethnic minorities. Slogan “Make America Great Again”, as in remember how the US used to be.

    The key seems to be economics, with working Americans voting for Trump to shut down the main sources of income of the US Plutocracy, namely outsourced production, cheap imported labour, Pay to Play politics and the FED/Wall St alliance, so like the article says, the plutocracy is probably going to be 100% focused on “remaking President-Elect Trump into a global free marketer”.

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  15. @Art

    Granted, the term, “anti-Semite” is about as moronic a term as can be imagined when it’s used in it’s usual sense, i.e., anti-Jew, but the fact remains that the State of Israel is an anti-Semitic institution run for the benefit of a cosmopolitan oligarchy-mafia who are often neither Jewish in any spiritual sense nor Semitic in any rational sense.
     
    Hear Hear!

    Great words - People must begin to see this --- that the real anti-Semites are the Jews themselves. Who hates the Semite Arabs the most - JEWS.

    This is another major con, another big lie of Judaism.

    Zionism is the dark side of Judaism - end of story. (about 85% are Zionist Zombies)

    Peace --- Art

    “Who hates the Semite Arabs the most”

    Arabs!

    That’s why Arabs are butchering each other in Iraq, Syria, Yemen, Lebanon, Libya….

    Meanwhile, Semite Arabs run to Israel for medical care.

    Peace – Sherm

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    • Replies: @jacques sheete

    Meanwhile, Semite Arabs run to Israel for medical care.

     

    And guess who're the best docs is Israel.

    You got it! Arabs!!


    Some time ago I was hospitalized (forgot for what) in Tel Aviv. The chief doctor of the department was an Arab. Also many of the male nurses. Contrary to the image of the wild, savage Arab, it is generally agreed that Arab nurses, male and female, are much gentler than their Jewish counterparts.

    -Uri AVnery

    http://zope.gush-shalom.org/home/en/channels/avnery/1480100372

     

    Remember the Israeli physician, Baruch Goldstein? Was he an Arab? Was he a Semite? What kind of medical care did he deliver? Did Arabs run to him for medical care?

    “Baruch Goldstein is an Israeli physician who in 1994 killed 25 Arab settlers and wounded another 125. He was killed in the confrontation and became a hero for many Israeli patriots,” the eulogy dated Feb. 22 said.

    Read more: http://www.jta.org/2014/03/02/news-opinion/world/french-jdl-praises-baruch-goldsteins-massacre-of-palestinians#ixzz2wFLDWlu2


     

    Peace, Dude!
  16. The fact that Petras includes WaPo in his list of the ‘financial press’, but doesn’t include:

    Bloomberg
    Barron’s
    CNBC

    tells you what you need to know about his knowledge of the subject.

    From his wikipedia entry:

    James Petras (born c. 1930s) is a retired Bartle Professor (Emeritus)…

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  17. Oy vey! Suggesting the US not fight Israel’s wars is anti-Semitic!

    These people actually don’t see why they are hated, do they?

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    As narcissistic sociopaths and even sadists, they frankly don't give a damn or actually enjoy imposing the pain that causes the hatred, I'm sure!
  18. @Sherman
    "Who hates the Semite Arabs the most"

    Arabs!

    That's why Arabs are butchering each other in Iraq, Syria, Yemen, Lebanon, Libya....

    Meanwhile, Semite Arabs run to Israel for medical care.

    Peace - Sherm

    Meanwhile, Semite Arabs run to Israel for medical care.

    And guess who’re the best docs is Israel.

    You got it! Arabs!!

    Some time ago I was hospitalized (forgot for what) in Tel Aviv. The chief doctor of the department was an Arab. Also many of the male nurses. Contrary to the image of the wild, savage Arab, it is generally agreed that Arab nurses, male and female, are much gentler than their Jewish counterparts.

    -Uri AVnery

    http://zope.gush-shalom.org/home/en/channels/avnery/1480100372

    Remember the Israeli physician, Baruch Goldstein? Was he an Arab? Was he a Semite? What kind of medical care did he deliver? Did Arabs run to him for medical care?

    “Baruch Goldstein is an Israeli physician who in 1994 killed 25 Arab settlers and wounded another 125. He was killed in the confrontation and became a hero for many Israeli patriots,” the eulogy dated Feb. 22 said.

    Read more: http://www.jta.org/2014/03/02/news-opinion/world/french-jdl-praises-baruch-goldsteins-massacre-of-palestinians#ixzz2wFLDWlu2

    Peace, Dude!

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  19. Tibetan terrorists? It’s the Han Chinese who are illegal occupiers of the plateau high in the sky!

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  20. @jacques sheete
    This is one powerful article full of great insights. Pretty awesome stuff. So much so that it's humbling to attempt to comment.

    Trump’s daughter Ivanka (a convert to Judaism) is married into a prominent Orthodox Jewish family with strong ties to Israel; the Trump clan is close to elements among the Israeli elite, including the uber-racist Netanyahu. These hysterical slanders against ‘Trump the Anti-Semite’
     
    An interesting aspect of that comment is that Trump, in his support for Netanyahu and the rest of the goon leadership of Israel, really is supporting the world's worst anti-Semites.

    Granted, the term, "anti-Semite" is about as moronic a term as can be imagined when it's used in it's usual sense, i.e., anti-Jew, but the fact remains that the State of Israel is an anti-Semitic institution run for the benefit of a cosmopolitan oligarchy-mafia who are often neither Jewish in any spiritual sense nor Semitic in any rational sense.

    None of that should be surprising since all modern political states are frauds based on lies, murder and wholesale theft and as institutions are deeply anti-human as well. I feel that it's long overdue for the masses to understand that the Israeli brands of Zionism are anti-Jewish, anti-Semitic, and anti-human.

    The true anti-Semites are often those howling the loudest while falsely accusing others of it. thank you, corporate or is it coprorate media?

    “…a principled opposition to Zionism had been a mainstream stance within Judaism for most of the twentieth century and in which I made the case for an ethical, Jewish critique of Zionism.”

    http://mondoweiss.net/2013/04/interview-ehrenreich-groundbreaking.html

     

    Q: What is “anti-semitiism”?

    A: I don’t know, but…if you can tell me what “semitism” is, I’ll tell you whether I’m opposed to it not.

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  21. @Otto Zeit
    Q: What is "anti-semitiism"?

    A: I don't know, but…if you can tell me what "semitism" is, I'll tell you whether I'm opposed to it not.

    An even better question is, “What is a Jew?”

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    Among other things, a Jew is a peddler of "semitism."
  22. Speaking of newspapers and the truth, get this.:

    “You know well that [the British] government always kept a kind of standing army of news writers who without any regard to truth, or to what should be like truth, invented & put into the papers whatever might serve the minister. This suffices with the mass of the people who have no means of distinguishing the false from the true paragraphs of a newspaper.”

    Thomas Jefferson, to G. K. van Hogendorp, Paris, Oct. 13, 1785

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  23. @jacques sheete
    An even better question is, "What is a Jew?"

    Among other things, a Jew is a peddler of “semitism.”

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  24. @Alex
    Oy vey! Suggesting the US not fight Israel's wars is anti-Semitic!

    These people actually don't see why they are hated, do they?

    As narcissistic sociopaths and even sadists, they frankly don’t give a damn or actually enjoy imposing the pain that causes the hatred, I’m sure!

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  25. “Do The Math: Global War On Terror Has Killed 4 Million Muslims Or More”

    http://www.mintpressnews.com/do-the-math-global-war-on-terror-has-killed-4-million-muslims-or-more/208225/

    And there is no end in sight of the slaughter. On November 15, the House passed House Resolution 5732, the “Caesar Syria Civilian Protection Act” calling for the imposition of a “no fly zone” inside Syria: https://off-guardian.org/2016/11/28/media-silent-as-lame-duck-congress-passes-resolution-for-syrian-no-fly-zone-provoking-war-with-russia/
    The resolution was sponsored by Mr. Engel, a member of the Democratic Party, New York’s 16th congressional district: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eliot_Engel
    Mr. Engel got his cue from Israeli officials that “have regularly expressed comfort with the idea of ISIS conquering the whole of Syria, saying they find it preferable to the Iran-allied government surviving the war…. Halevy went on to express concern that the defeat of ISIS might mean the “superpowers” leaving Syria, saying this would put Israel “in a hard position” after being so opposed to the survival of the Syrian government.”
    In short, let Syrians die so that Eretz Israel could become a reality.
    Hanna Arendt’s words on “banality of evil” come to mind.

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